In an increasingly competitive market for CEO’s at the Not-For-Profit end of town, mental health services provider, Richmond Wellbeing, have signalled their faith in their Executive Manager Operations , Adrian Munro, by promoting him to the top job as Chief Executive.
Richmond Wellbeing Chair, Vicki Taylor, said the Board was excited to see one of their own come through the ranks and secure the CEO role after a rigorous recruitment process.
“The Perth market is full of talented and dedicated professionals in the NFP space. We had to really do our due diligence to make sure we decided on the right candidate. Adrian proved throughout that process that he was absolutely the right person for the job and we’re delighted”, she said
Mr Munro has been the Executive Manager Operations at Richmond Wellbeing since 2012, and is well known within the mental health sector for his innovative thinking, collaborative style and passion for better outcomes for people facing mental health challenges.
“It’s a real honour to be appointed as next CEO of Richmond. We serve people in the community who are often forgotten, but with support, compassion and a sense of hope, they can live a more meaningful and contributing life. It’s an ever changing sector and the impact of the NDIS being felt far and wide. But with all challenges comes the opportunity for new idea generation, collaboration and the chance to think differently. I’m really excited about the challenge ahead”, he said
Mr Munro originally trained and worked as a Physiotherapist and has held positions in hospitals and private practice before venturing into Aged Care and Disabilities. He has spent the past six years in the mental health sector where he has a genuine passion for making a difference, especially in the Aboriginal, CaLD and LGBTI communities.
Mr Munro is also currently Chair of the National NDIS Transition Committee, and a member of the WA Suicide Prevention Network Governance Committee.
Richmond Wellbeing operate in the Mental Health sector, providing a range of accommodation and outreach support for people who are living with mental health challenges or illnesses.
Richmond Wellbeing is a MindOut Champion and was accredited as the first Rainbow Tick organisation in Western Australia in 2017, achieving this high-level recognition for its LGBTIQ inclusive approach.
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